Glostrup Kommune is a suburban municipality and town in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand approx. 10 km west of Copenhagen in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 13.31 km², has a total population of 22,151. Its Zip code is 2600, its mayor as of 2010 is a member of the Liberal Party political party. The municipality was established in 1841 following the municipal reforms of the 1840s, ranking as a parish municipality until 1950 when suburbanisation of Copenhagen inhabited the municipality and the status was changed to town municipality. From 1947 to 1960 the population in the municipality doubled due to the expanding suburbs of Copenhagen, reaching the municipality in the post-war period. Glostrup was designated as a new suburb along the western Tåstrup-finger of the Copenhagen Finger Plan of 1947; the main town and the site of its municipal council is the town of Glostrup, home to three quarters of the population. Other towns in the municipality are Ejby; until 1974 the town of Avedøre belonged to this municipality.
Being an exclave, it was merged into the neighbouring Hvidovre Municipality. Neighboring municipalities are Rødovre to the east and Ballerup to the north, Albertslund to the west, Brøndby to the south. Glostrup was not merged with other municipalities by January 1, 2007 as the result of nationwide Kommunalreformen; the church of Glostrup originates from the 12th century. Glostrup municipality is governed a municipal council. Council elections are held the third Tuesday of November every four years, the next time in 2013. Following the 2009 municipal elections, the 19 seats are divided in the following way: The Socialdemocrats 6 Socialist People's Party 4 Liberal party 3 Conservative People's Party 2 The Danish People's Party 3 Glostruplisten 1Glostrup municipality has had the following mayors since the municipal reform of 1970: Martin Nielsen: 1970-1983 Gunnar Larsen: 1983-2000 Søren Enemark: 2000-2010 John Engelhardt: 2010- After af period of administration in a mansion Glostrup municipality decided to build a new City Hall in 1953.
After a competition Arne Jacobsen was chosen as architect. The new city hall was inaugurated in 1959; the municipality has twice as many employed within its borders compared with its own workforce, relying on both traditional industry and public institutions. The largest employer in the municipality is Glostrup Hospital with 2,500 employees. Vestforbrænding in Ejby is Denmark's largest incineration plant. Major companies based in the municipality include Kopenhagen Fur. International companies, whose Danish subsidiaries are based out of Glostrup, include Grontmij and Motorola's. Most of the municipality's housing stock is built between 1950 and 1975. 42 percent of its dwellings are owned by public housing corporations Glostrup Boligselskab formed by mayor Valdemar Hansen in 1943. As a result of the influence of the housing corporation, more than half the housing stock is between 60 and 99 square meters; as a result of the rising population in the Copenhagen area, Glostrup Municipality adopted a strategy in 2011 aiming on building 2000 new dwellings within the next four years.
The dwellings are detached houses and terraced houses planned in former industrial areas. The largest greenspace in Glostrup Municipality is Vestskoven that straddles the border with Albertslund where most of its 13 square kilometer are located; the West Rampart follows the eastern boundary of the municipality. Ehby Bog is located on the border with Ballerup; the table show the population in Glostrup Municipality since 1890. Note the drop in population following the transfer of Avedøre to Hvidovre Municipality in 1974. Helle Trevino - IFBB professional bodybuilder Morten Wieghorst Glostrup is twinned with: Kotka, Koekelberg Talsi Landskrona Glostrup station Municipality's official website glosturupsogn.dk Municipal statistics: NetBorger Kommunefakta, delivered from KMD aka Kommunedata Municipal mergers and neighbors: Eniro new municipalities map
The Kent Salver is an annual rugby union knock-out club competition organized by the Kent Rugby Football Union. It was first introduced with the inaugural winners being Guy's Hospital, it is the fifth most important rugby union cup competition in Kent, behind the Kent Cup, Kent Shield, Kent Vase and Kent Plate. The Kent Salver is open to the first teams of club sides based in Kent that have been knocked out of the first round of the Kent Vase; the format is a knockout cup with a first round, semi-finals and a final to be held at a pre-determined ground at the end of April on the same date and venue as the Cup, Shield and Plate finals. Brockleians Dartfordians Sheppey Sittingbourne Ashford Cranbrook Gillingham Anchorians Greenwich Guy's Hospital Kent RFU Kent Cup Kent Shield Kent Vase Kent Plate English rugby union system Rugby union in England Kent RFU
John Eveleigh was an English churchman and academic, Provost of Oriel College, from 1781. The son of John Eveleigh, rector of Winkleigh in Devon, by his wife Martha, daughter of John Scobell of Nutcombe, he was born on 22 February 1748, educated at Blundell's School, at Wadham College, where he matriculated on 15 May 1766, was an exhibitioner of the college. He was admitted scholar on 25 September 1767, graduated B. A. on 19 January 1770. He was elected Fellow of Oriel on 30 March following, graduated M. A. on 25 November 1772, B. D. on 17 November 1782, D. D. on 7 May 1783. Eveleigh was junior treasurer of Oriel in 1772, senior treasurer in 1773, dean from 1775 to 1781. From 1778 to 1781 he was vicar of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin and from 1782 to 1792 vicar of Aylesford. On 5 December 1781 he was elected Provost of Oriel in succession to John Clarke, becoming at the same time prebendary of Rochester Cathedral; as Provost of Oriel Eveleigh raised the college's academic reputation.
He was a university reformer, one of the proponents of the system of classes and honours established in 1800. He died at Oxford on 10 December 1814, was buried in St. Mary's, was succeeded by Edward Copleston. Eveleigh was Bampton lecturer in 1792, published his lectures as Eight Sermons in the same year, he brought out a work on The Doctrine of the Holy Trinity, Oxford, 1791, other sermons in 1797 and 1806. Eveleigh married Dorothy, daughter of William Sandford, Fellow of All Souls College and rector of Hatherop and left an only daughter, who married John Heathcote Wyndham, rector of Gorton. "Eveleigh, John". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1901